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Debt relief for countries most affected by Ebola

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone owe nearly $3 billion in foreign debt

Guinea spends more money on debt service than on public health, reports Jubilee USA. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on December 18, 2014

Ebola crisis challenges human rights

Health is a human right As the world celebrates the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Dec. 10, a focus on health as a human right, given the complex challenges that the Ebola crisis has brought to our attention is appropriate and timely. The right to health profoundly... read more »

Posted by the Rev. Liberato Bautista,Jillian Abballe, Jefferson Knight, the Rev. Ande Emmanuel and Davidson Amos Dulums on December 09, 2014

Mozambique’s women

50 years of spreading the word

750 women gather at United Methodist Chicuque Mission to celebrate anniversary Jubilee. read more »

by Susan Keaton
on December 05, 2014

A call to action for United Methodists

Eradicate circumstances that lead to crises such as Ebola

Social-justice agency urges faith-filled determination to prevent future recurrences of such crises, dedicates webpage, will host Nov. 21 conference call. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 14, 2014

Social-justice agency calls for eradicating circumstances that lead to crises such as Ebola

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society has issued a call to the denomination to respond with faith-filled determination to prevent future recurrences of crises such as that caused by Ebola. The statement emphasizes that the underlying causes that enabled Ebola to move from... read more»

November 10, 2014

For those affected by Ebola

A litany in response to UMCOR’s call to pray

Litany lifts up those in Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone — for all those who live with the threat of the Ebola virus. read more »

by the Rev. Frederick Yebuah
on October 20, 2014

Dealing as a Church with HIV

Pandemic multi-layered social issue

Churches in Togo have not been fully engaged in addressing issue where 110,000 people live with HIV, 6,600 lives have been lost. read more »

October 20, 2014

2014 World Methodist Peace Award

Former missionaries in North Africa named co-recipients

Johnsons' simple motto: The Church has to be where needs are greatest guided their ministry despite assaults, expulsions. read more »

October 10, 2014

Ebola impacts malaria fight

UMCom joins battle against deadly disease

Imagine No Malaria comprehensive approach has strengthened hospitals and health posts in all 4 countries where Ebola is. read more »

September 02, 2014

What constitutes spiritual authority?

12-year-olds speak to 55,000 United Methodists at revival in Zimbabwe

Acknowledging theological differences important to figuring out how to develop common understandings across cultural divides. read more »

by Dr. David Scott
on September 02, 2014

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